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The Arch Climbing Wall
Block E, The Biscuit Factory
100 Clement's RoadSouthwarkLondonSE16 4DG
- +44 20 7252 1033
great bouldering gym with friendly staff, lots of different problems and a good training setup including traverse walls, rings, campus boards, climbing bars and stretching area. can get very crowded (sometimes they run out of locker keys) and warm during peak hours but everybody I've encountered here has been super friendly so it's not a big deal. Moreover The Arch managed to get my lapsed...more
In the last 6 weeks my friends have told me I've become "borderline obsessed" with the climbing wall. It's probably a fair statement looking at the callous ridden state of my poor hands. This place is so much fun. Lemme break it down for you all in one of my standardised top 10 spectacular info lists.
1. The climbing wall is near central London. Bermondsey tube is a 3 minute walk.
The Arch is a fun climbing gym that specializes in bouldering (no top roping here).
They have over 200 mixed level problems on different terrains and inclines which they rotate every few weeks to keep people engaged (they bring some famous names to help them design the new routes) and they even made an app so you can track your progress.
The rest of the facilities include a dedicated...more
This was a great find, recommended by a couple of friends who had started bouldering. It's a sizeable place with plenty of routes (for bouldering only). It's got a great atmosphere - really relaxed and fun. There's an area for chilling out in, should you wish, and tea and coffee available.
It's also got facilities, so you can shower, change, lock your stuff away and rent shoes or chalk....more
I love this place. Have been going here for two years now. The people are friendly. And you rub into so many helpful compatriots here, it is almost not difficult to not like this place.
It opens super early, which makes it ideal for me before I head to work. The problems are rotated often enough to keep you happy. And the consistency maintained by the setters is commendable.
The best part...more